bang-up

adjective
\ˈbaŋ-ˌəp \

Definition of bang-up 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: first-rate a bang-up job

bang up

verb

Definition of bang up (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to cause extensive damage to

First Known Use of bang-up

Adjective

1810, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bang-up

Adjective

bang entry 3

Verb

bang entry 1

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bang-up

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of bang-up

: very good or excellent

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